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stir

noun

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1 a state of noisy, confused activity
  • The plane's first jolt caused a stir among the passengers, and by the third one they were in a panic.
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2 the act or an instance of changing position
  • We were warned that the slightest stir would scare the mother bird so we hardly dared to breathe.
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stir

verb

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1 to cause (as a liquid) to move about in a circle especially repeatedly
  • The recipe says to stir the mixture carefully until it's properly blended.
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2 to change one's position
  • The cat stirred, then opened its eyes and slowly got to its feet.
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3 to rouse to strong feeling or action
  • News coverage of the fire stirred many to send donations to a fund for the families who had lost their homes.
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build a fire under

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